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Agile Chronicles™ Newsletter: July 2014

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July 2014

Featured Blog Post

10 Causes of Chaos in Agile Software Development

10 Causes of Chaos in Agile Software Development

By Matt Badgely, VersionOne

Ever wonder if the chaos will subside? The good news, it will – to a certain extent. Take a look at this top 10 list to help assess your situation.

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Establishing a Sustainable Pace

By Ben Linders, Netherlands-based senior consultant, InfoQ editor and blogger

Check out these tips to help discover the causes of team pressure, so you can take action to establish a sustainable and healthy pace for your teams.

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Using Legos to Capture Raw Data for Cycle Time and Process Cycle Efficiency

By Dave Nicolette, Eliassen Group

If you’re looking for a fun, less intrusive way to collect baseline info to start measuring delivery performance, consider the Lego bricks method.

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What’s Down with Agile Documentation?

By Ellen Gottesdiener and Mary Gorman, EBG Consulting

In agile, the question isn’t whether to document. It’s what kind of documentation to create, and when. Like everything else in agile, this decision is based on your assessment of value.

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Agile Insights

Brad Swanson on Agile and the Organization

Brad Swanson on Agile and the Organization

When Agile fails, what have you found are the most typical reasons?

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Satish Thatte on Combining Agile and Lean

Satish Thatte on Combining Agile and Lean

What are the advantages of combining agile and lean methods? Is there synergy between them?

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 Agile Innovations

VersionOne Estimably™ Engages All Team Members for Faster Consensus

VersionOne Makes it Easier for Teams to Collaborate Anytime-Anywhere

Harness the productivity benefits of mobile technology to create entirely new ways of working. The latest enhancements in VersionOne’s Summer Release allow you to see project activity, collaborate, and even estimate stories with team members anytime, anywhere.

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 Featured Premier Partner

Eliassen Group

Eliassen Group is uniquely poised to catalyze the use of agile and iterative practices to help organizations become more effective and efficient. They combine management-level agile coaching with top team level talent to influence on the ground change that is reflected in bottom-line results.